S t u d e n t   T r a i n e e s



 
Name:
 
Héctor J. Díaz Zabala
 
 
Hometown:
 
Moca, PR
 
 
Degree(s):




 
M.S. in Biology (Genetics)
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez

B.S. in Biology
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
 
 
Honors & Awards:





 
Travel Award, Advanced Gene Mapping Course at Rockefeller University, NY (2013)

Fellowship, Genetic Analysis of Complex Human Diseases Course, John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, Miami, FL (2012)

Travel Award, University of Puerto Rico, Fideicomiso Raul e Isabel Gandara Scholarship (2008)
 
 
Entered PhD program:
 
2010
 
 
Mentors:


 
Dr. Pedro Santiago (RISE)
Dr. Julie Dutil (research lab mentor)
Raisa Loucil(student mentor)
 
 
Research interests:

 
Medical genomics, breast cancer risk, admixture mapping, rare and common genetic variations, bioinformatics applied to genomics
 
 

 

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